Trade Marks Amendment Act Commencement Order 1994

  • revoked
  • Trade Marks Amendment Act Commencement Order 1994: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).

Reprint
as at 6 November 2008

Trade Marks Amendment Act Commencement Order 1994

(SR 1994/305)

  • Trade Marks Amendment Act Commencement Order 1994: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This order is administered in the Ministry of Commerce.


PURSUANT to section 1(2) of the Trade Marks Amendment Act 1994, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order may be cited as the Trade Marks Amendment Act Commencement Order 1994.

2 Commencement of Trade Marks Amendment Act 1994
  • The Trade Marks Amendment Act 1994 shall come into force on the 1st day of January 1995.

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings into force, on 1 January 1995, the Trade Marks Amendment Act 1994. The Act and a number of other Acts that also come into force on 1 January 1995 give effect to the various trade agreements that form part of the Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization. The Act implements provisions of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the TRIPS Agreement).

The principal amendments relate to the substitution of a new definition of the term trade mark, the extension of protection given to registered proprietors of trade marks, and the enactment of provisions for the detention, forfeiture, and disposal of imported goods that infringe registered trade marks.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 December 1994.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Trade Marks Amendment Act Commencement Order 1994. It incorporates all the amendments to the order as at 6 November 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367): clause 3